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Stanford University Online Learning Forum Available Live on the Web

The Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD) will host an Online Learning Forum, "The Stanford Experience: A Case Study of Online Learning," on Tuesday, Dec.1. The program will be held on-campus and streamed live over the Internet utilizing Stanford's breakthrough technology. Those in attendance will include corporate IT managers, representatives from local educational institutions, and others interested in being part of this live demonstration on campus.

For those not able to attend the program on campus, it will be streamed live to registered online audiences, and also made available in an asynchronous format over the next month. The fee for this forum is $150. For more information please call Michael Koenig at (650) 723-0653. Register for the Online Forum via the SCPD registration page. Stanford Online


The forum will begin at 10 a.m. with an introduction by Andy DiPaolo, senior associate dean of the School of Engineering and executive director of the Stanford Center for Professional Development, followed by a presentation by Michael Rouan, Ed.D., Stanford Online manager. Rouan will provide a live demonstration of the technology, and discuss the Stanford Online program effort and its strategic partnerships.

For those attending on campus, lunch will include an open forum facilitated by Carolyn Schultz, SCPD director of business development. She will lead participants in a discussion of the potential these technologies present. Representatives from Stanford Online's corporate strategic partners also will join the discussion. Participants will be encouraged to provide questions, comments and their professional feedback with respect to the future impact of these technologies.



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